Pest Management

pest control

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Renos draw unwanted critters out of woodwork

New construction and renovations can turn up the heat on pest pressures, but proactive measures can help prevent future infestations.
waste management

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Prevent pests with proper waste management

When evaluating the best waste management practices for your property, it’s important to keep pest control in mind. Apartment complexes offer everything pests need to survive: food, water, warmth and shelter.
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CondoBusiness

Advances in pest control could help condos

Several recent advances in pest control could help condo managers combat the bed bugs, flies, others insects and rodents that can invade their properties.
flood season

Canadian Property Management

Spring pests return for flood season

Flood season is arriving to regions across Canada, posing a significant risk to infrastructure, potential loss of life and pest-related health risks.
pest

CondoBusiness

Excess moisture increases pest pressure

In addition to making living spaces uncomfortable, indoor moisture problems can lead to structural damage, health and pest problems.
commercial real estate

REMI Network

Top 12 stories to watch in 2018

The REMI Network's editorial team takes a look at last year's top stories and how they will continue to impact the commercial real estate industry in 2018.
multi-res landlords

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Urbanization turbocharging pesticide resistance

Canada’s growing cities are fueling pesticide resistance as rodents, bed bugs and cockroaches better adapt to human environments.
rodent activity

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Warmer weather to boost fall rodent activity

Summer-like conditions this past September and now October may contribute to higher rodent activity in the fall season.
wasp

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Getting wasps to buzz off your facility

Wasps have a frightening reputation for their aggressive behaviour and are often seen in greater numbers towards the end of summer.
pest

Canadian Facility Management & Design

A role for employees in workplace pest prevention

Facility managers might be surprised to find out how often an employee accidentally introduces pests in the office.
pests

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

No vacancy for pests in hotels

With the right strategy in place, hotels can put out the “no vacancy” sign for pests and help ensure guests have a pleasant stay.
plastic films

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Keeping the dirtiest pests out of foodservice areas

To avoid negative publicity, it’s important to be aware of the dirtiest pests that are the greatest risk to your restaurant area.
apartment licensing program

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Stricter rules ahead for GTA apartment owners

Toronto city council has approved a plan for a new apartment licensing program that will impose stricter rules for building owners, but could inadvertently lead to higher rents for tenants.
bird colliisions

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Facilities slack in averting bird collisions

Preventing avian collisions in urban settings may not be a maintenance priority, but municipal bird-friendly standards are only going to get tougher.
retail real estate

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

FMs quarterback retail transformation

The newly released PRSM 2017 Trends Report highlights the various roles of facility managers in reta
cockroach infestation renovated schools

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Schools face risk of cockroach infestation

Cockroach infestations in schools are not uncommon. All it takes is one female with an egg case to start a population. Here are some prevention strategies.
bin cleaning

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Duo builds ‘unique’ prototype for bin cleaning

Two Winnipeg men have designed and built a prototype of a mobile pressure washing truck that sustainably sterilizes and deodorizes all garbage bins.